From the Hyde Archives
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4th May There was no change and yet big changes in this year’s Tameside Council Local Elections. The number of councillors for the Labour and Conservative parties remains exactly the same – with Labour winning 17 of the contested 19 seats and the Tories two – representing no change whatsoever. But two wards switched allegiance, with Labour […]
3rd May Don’t forget to vote! Tameside and Oldham residents go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a raft of councillors with polling stations open across the region until 10pm tonight. In Tameside 19 councillors will be elected across the borough’s 19 wards. In all, 69 candidates are standing – 19 Labour, 19 Conservative, 17 Greens, […]
1st May Three branches of RBS across Tameside are to close later this year. The banking giant announced the closure of 162 branches earlier today, at a cost of 792 jobs. Now, it’s been confirmed that branches in Ashton, Denton and Hyde will close, as well as nearby branches in Gorton, Oldham and Stockport. Branches in Droylsden […]
1st May An old pub that was transformed into a family-friendly hydro pool, activity hub and coffee shop has been awarded the North West Business Masters Award for Investment. Local couple Suzanne and Gary Horton (pictured), owners of the Greater Manchester Puddle Ducks franchise, developed the Aqua Nurture project that opened in April 2016. They became the first Puddle Ducks […]
30th Apr A lasting memorial to the Manchester terror attack victims has been carefully created in Hyde Park. The permanent flower bed in the shape of a bee will serve as a floral tribute. A plaque will also be installed as a reminder that Tameside will always stand in solidarity and that those who tragically lost their […]
20th Apr Lidl is to build a brand new store on Hattersley Retail Park, as part of its ongoing expansion plans in the UK. The discount supermarket chain announced the news after exchanging contracts with Maple Grove Developments to secure the new site. The multi-million pound investment will result in a 1,794m2 sales area, featuring an in-store […]
19th Apr A care home in Hyde will be opening its doors to members of the local community in the next two days as part of a nationwide celebration of the care sector. Anchor’s Hatton Grange, on Oldham Street, will be participating in Care Home Open Day tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday  along with thousands of care homes […]
9th Apr Friday, March 30, marked the grand opening of Cancer Warriors’ first ever permanent drop-in Information and Support Centre. The centre is located at Melbourne Street, Stalybridge. This is a dream and vision the chair and founder Derrick John Evans thought he would never see come true, having fought his own battles with cancer since 2007. […]
28th Mar Tameside Council have unveiled plans to tackle anti-social behaviour across the borough, after a pilot project in Droylsden reduced it by half. The Council’s Youth Service conducted the pilot using a ‘detached’ team of youth workers, who visited places where young people congregate to engage them and try to challenge their behaviour, rather than just […]
22nd Mar Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow drive into Hyde this week and park up at the Festival Theatre until Saturday as Hyde Musical Society present their latest production, Bonnie & Clyde. This fantastic show with music by Frank Wildhorn and lyrics by Don Black is rarely performed on the amateur circuit so don’t miss the chance now. […]